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tied. which way colorado goes may well be determined by latino voters and we asked barry petersen to tell us more about that. >> i've already voted. >> oh, you've already voted. so there you go. >> reporter: the battle for the latino vote in colorado is being waged one house at a time. >> hello there! >> reporter: jesus altamirano works evening getting out the vote for a nonpartisan latino group. when you knock on the door, jesus, who are they leaning towards? >> a lot of individuals have been leaning towards obama. >> reporter: latinos are now at least 13% of the colorado electorate and favor president obama 2-1. nationwide, latinos make up about 9% of voters and are for mr. obama by more than 3-1. when a national politician talks about the latino vote, the prime topic is immigration. accurate or not accurate in terms of the sentiment? >> definitely not accurate. they are -- we are definitely looking more for jobs and health care, economy, public education. those are the issues that really are driving individuals to the polls. >> well, i support romney because of the economy. >>
suffer, not just black and latino students. all students benefit from learning together in the classroom and outsides the classroom. >> reporter: for 30 years the supreme court has upheld affirmative action but that may change. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >>> the obama administration and more than half of the fortune 100 companies are in favor of the texas program. >>> coming up on 9news now at noon, a dare devil biker attempts to jump a large barge with mixed results. we'll show you what happened when we come back. >>> and knee man marcus is out with -- niemann marcus is out with its christmas catalogue. a dinner costing a quarter of a million dollars is just one of the offers. we'll be right back. >>> police in pittsburgh are investigating a random brutal attack on a teenager. and it was caught on tape. a teacher was walking in a downtown alley when six young men were walking the other way. suddenly one of the young men punches james adesberger in the face. he was knocked out and he hit his head on a curb. he was taken to a nearby hospital with cuts and bruises. p
a national monument to latino labor leader, cesar chavez. >> he believes when a worker is treated fairly and humanely by their employer, that adds meaning to the values this country was founded upon. >> president obama and mitt romney face off again next tuesday in the second of three debates. >>> and in virginia's u.s. senate race, tonight former governors, george allen and tim kaine, will square off in a debate sponsored by the aarp of virginia and the league of women voters. that gets going in just under an hour, 8:00, right down in richmond. you can watch it live on our website, wusa9.com. >>> you may have noticed these controversial ads up in the metro stations today. critics say they equate muslims to savages and a judge ruled the transit agency must display the american freedom defense initiatives commercials or ads. they are being posted as georgia avenue stations. >>> and there's a consumer alert tonight for all of you with gelato. giant is pulling chocolate peanut butter cup gelato off the shelf. that peanut butter may be contaminated. if you have this at your house, throw it
also passed the citizenship exam. she owns a latino restaurant in columbia heights where she has lived for 22 years. >> when i come to this country, -- [indiscernible] this is the best country in the world. >> reporter: both women were prepared for the citizenship examination thanks to carecen, also known as latino resource and justice center. the nonprofit organization supports students through the citizenship application process, including an examination. >> 90% of the students who go through our classes pass their test. >> reporter: anna is the dreghtor of education and advocacy for -- director of education and advocacy for carecen. she says citizenship is important for immigrants. >> you get information on policies that affect the community besides all other benefits that citizenship comes with, you know, being able to travel freely. >> reporter: gomez has worked for howard university hospital for 11 years. as a citizen she as her sights on other -- has her sights on other job opportunities. >> maybe i want to apply for a position in government. >> carecen charges $50 for class reg
in denver tomorrow. mitt romney is trailing far behind in support from latino voters, and he made news on illegal immigration today. back in june, president obama announced that he would not deport illegal immigrants who came here as children with their parents. well, today romney told the "denver post": >> pelley: jan crawford is covering the romney campaign. jan, that's new. >> reporter: well, scott, this marks the first time that romney has said he's not going to take away the two-year visas from the people holding them. campaign sources say he's not going to extend them and romney said in the interview that's not going to be necessary because he's going to be offering long-term immigration reform. but in two-year visa program is popular with hispanics, that's a group that could decide the election and romney's got to make up some ground. there's a new cnn poll that has the president with 70% of the vote among hispanics compared to romney's 26%. romney is hitting the president hard on immigration. he's saying he's playing politics with this issue, he's passing what he called a stopg
different than most people than african- americans, latinos and women saw it. so i don't think you see a lot of people thinking, for example, that barack obama deappreciatated the presidency, they were happy, they saw him as a leader, and they felt that he was finally showing leadership skills during that last debate performance. so it is interesting to see that mitt romney's numbers are ticking up. but if you look at favorability ratings, his numbers are still not good. >> mort. >> i think the debates have been the passaic river ole moments in this -- the pivot ol issues in this campaign. more importantly from mitt romney's point of view, he came across as being presidential. he came across as being knowledgeable, he came across as being articulate, logical, so i think he transformed his image to a lot of people. >> mitt romney? >> yeah, mitt romney. >> i thought he came across as being incredibly rude and disrespectful of the presidency. oh, the first debate. >> yeah, that's just the first debate. in the second debate, if i may say, so if there's one person who really in a sense unbalanced
thanks to latino resource and justice center. the nonprestos supports students through the citizenship -- nonprofit organization supports students through the citizenship test. >> 90% of the students pass their test. >> reporter: anna nogosco is the director of education and advocacy for the organization and says citizenship is important for immigrants. >> you get to petition government for changes in policies that affect the community besides all other benefits that citizenship comes with, being able to travel freely. >> reporter: gomez has worked for howard university hospital 11 years. as a citizen she has her sights on other job opportunities. >> maybe i want to apply for another job. >> reporter: i'm jay jay, jc hayward hey -- jc hayward, 9 news now. >> to learn more you can go to jchayward.com. >>> this is 9 news now. >> my scenes have all corroded on the frames and the doors are getting the same way. >> that was the complaint back in 2005 from residents living near alexandria's coal-fired power plant and today after decades of fighting that plant on the banks of the potomac
favor obama. dedicating a national monument to latino labor leader, cesar chavez. >>> the league of women voters are sponsoring tonight's debate between george allen and tim kaine. they both want jim webb's senate seat. that debate is expected at 8:00. you can watch it live at wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. marine ban and corps color guard took part in a special columbus day celebration. marks the 150th anniversary of the national columbus memorial in front of union station. unveiled that statue in 1912. the national park service along with the national columbus celebration association and other groups sponsored today's event. >>> and if you were sitting along that band, you could hear people saying, we are cold, man. it's not supposed to be this cold. >> feels like november, doesn't it? >> cold november rain. with cold november rain here, i want to take you to snow shoe. check this out. their first snow of the season. oh, i get excited. isn't that good stuff, derek? >> i'm getting worked up. >> if you're a skier, it's good stuff. it's nice to see the snow and trees that are past pe
. 90% of those stopped are young black and latinos and half the time, 350,000 a year are stopped and frisked. in those cases only 10% lead to an arrest. the remaining 90% of those we stop and frisk we embarrass them in front of their community, we denigrate them, you had m humil. >> people say you need to be socially responsible and not break the law. what you say is you have to get past that. you need to think about what is causing the pain that the addicts are going through. i think you have to address the question about social responsibility. >> you do. we want young people to be socially responsible. it's hard when you're knee capping them every chance you get. when they fail school, no health care, their parental structures have been broken up. a lot of young people being put away are people whose parents already got put away. under sentences, crack cocaine is 100 times penalized. one fair. we've had very selective rather bias ways of punishing people and then sort of a ricochet effect we see in young people. >> nancy reagan, of course, took on this issue as a first lady. bu
or a conservative. i'll add in my own words or a businessman or a worker or a white man or a black man or a latino woman or an asian woman. i am a conservative because i want a government big enough to guard the nation and protect the truly needy among us but far too small to kill us or imprison us in groups or as individuals. america's great because of individual freedom. conservatives want to conserve that freedom. that is what we want to pass on to our generations to come. ♪ this is the car that loves to have fun ♪ ♪ it's got something for everyone ♪ ♪ the car of the future many have said ♪ ♪ 'cause at the pump it's miles ahead ♪ ♪ let's hum, hum, hum, hum ♪ let's hum ♪ a prius for everyone ♪ the perfect match, electric and gas ♪ ♪ mile after mile its tank could last ♪ ♪ we made three more for all to use ♪ ♪ big, small, and plug in, it's yours to choose ♪ ♪ and let's hum, hum, hum, hum, let's hum ♪ ♪ a prius for everyone ♪ and let's hum, hum, hum, hum, let's hum ♪ because they couldn't see what made people different. today, retailers from the us t
. >> all students would suffer not just black and latino students all students benefit from learning together in the classroom and outside of the classroom. >> reporter: all the courts conservative justices expressed concern over the use of racial prejudice, affirmative action is on the line. the last time the court reviewed this, justice sandra day o'connor speculated race may not be needed after 25 years. >> thanks. in just a few minutes we'll ask texas governor rick perry about the supreme court case right here on cbs "this morning." >> the kacht that italian cruise liner that ran around and capsized has been fired. reports say francesco schettino was let go in july for disregarding company policy. he says the charges are unfound and he wants to be reinstated with back pay. the "costa concordia" ran aground nine months ago as the captain steered the ship close to the coast as a stunt. >>> luxury retailer neiman marcus has put out this year's christmas catalog. i want has the over the top gifts you won't find any place else. we look at those big ticket items. >> happy holidays from
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